Sweet Briar College tennis players Virginia Edahl, a junior from Charlotte, N.C. and first-year Krista Maldonado received recognition from the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) for their outstanding play this weekend.
Edahl was named ODAC’s “Player of the Week” for women’s tennis, and Maldonado was named to the Women’s Tennis Honor Roll. Both players went 4-0 for the weekend.
The two paired up together for first doubles, dropping a total of four games between the two doubles matches. Against both Salem College and Greensboro College, they won by scores of 8-2.
Edahl, playing first singles for the Vixens, won each match in straight sets. Virginia is also a second-team member of the 2008 Virginia Sports Information Directors (VaSID) All-State team.
Maldonado at second singles, won in straight sets against Salem College, and came back from a 3-6 loss in the first set, to win the next two 6-4, 6-2.